Letterkenny man charged with falsely imprisoning woman to stand trial

March 14, 2023

A Letterkenny man charged with the false imprisonment of a woman and assault causing her harm is set to stand trial.

A book of evidence was this week served on George Boyce at Letterkenny District Court.

Boyce, aged 37 and with an address at Fernhill, Letterkenny, appeared for a brief hearing before Judge Éiteáin Cunningham.

Boyce is charged with the offences relating to an incident involving a named woman on May 17, 2022.

Garda Gillian Page gave evidence of serving the book of evidence on Boyce at Letterkenny courthouse.

Sergeant Jim Collins told the court that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has directed that the accused be sent forward for trial to the next sitting of Letterkenny Circuit Court, which commences on May 2, 2023.

Judge Cunningham administered the alibi warning and made a Section 56 order relating to tapes of interviews.

Legal aid was granted to solicitor Mr Patsy Gallagher and two legal counsel were assigned.